Category: Social Action

Support group forming for ex-prisoners

Yavneh and St. Mark’s seek to help released women St. Mark’s and Yavneh plan to form a pilot reentry support circle with Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women. Many women – particularly those for whom drugs and substance use led to their convictions – risk re-engagement with their previous lifestyles if they…

Wilder’s Grove ministry takes shape; dates are set

In support of the new sponsorship of Wilder’s Grove Youth Center as an NHRA initiative, the board of the New Hope Road Alliance has voted to match all donations made by individuals or groups to benefit the center. This means that the $290…

St. Mark’s joins the Women’s March

On this past Saturday morning, members of St. Mark’s joined what became a global phenomenon as women and men across the globe joined in the Women’s March for equal rights. Organizers estimated the Raleigh crowd at up to 20,000. For more on the Raleigh…

Social Action to meet Sunday

The Social Action Committee has much to discuss Sunday. Please plan to attend our Social Action Committee meeting this Sunday, Jan. 29, from noon to 1pm in one of the classrooms of our Community Life Center. Because we haven’t had a meeting since before the holidays,…

St. Mark’s tutors Wilburn Elementary students

On Thursdays, volunteers from St. Mark’s gather at Wilburn Elementary School to tutor students and serve them a hot meal through the “Read & Feed” program. This has been a meaningful and moving ministry for everyone.

Hand-made gifts from Malawi for sale Sunday, Dec. 11

Community Time on Dec. 11 is offered in thanks for the 20th anniversary of the Malawi Children’s Village orphan care project. St. Mark’s has been supportive of this effort, chaired by Tom Vitaglione, from the beginning. There will be Malawian hand-crafted items…